Lawmakers aim to silence a very specific group of people.
“If there was a push to block trolls and their commentary, you would deny them their voice and reduce their opinions to irrelevance,” writes Angelus Morningstar.
Professor Warren Blumenfeld on Duck Dynasty, religion and the maintenance of heterosexual male hegemony, privilege, and power.
Google has plans for an international project that aims to eliminate images of child sexual assault on the web and put criminals behind bars.
Should corporations suffer the same consequences as United States citizens? Carl Pettit argues in the case of corporate personhood and their constitutional rights.
This is a comment by Mostly_123 on the post “Comedian Jim Norton: I’m Disgusted By Suggestions Lindy West Should Be Raped”.
I am very careful about telling people what they should write or how they should express themselves, but I truly hate a lot of the things that have been directed at Lindy.
In the age of Facebook, a casually told tale can live forever. What are the implications of speaking ill of the living?
Brynn Tannehill speaks about some of the roots of anti-transgender violence, and steps we can take to end it.
John McElhenney just trashed his online dating profiles, so he can find his real match in the real world.
Rion Amilcar Scott details recent acts of police brutality and the wounds they leave behind.
David Shectman allows us to see a small, beautiful moment between him and his daughter, and shows us what gratitude is all about.
David Ryan Polgar, on finding the sweet spot of connection this Thanksgiving.
Jamie Utt explains how racism robs us of our ability to feel and to empathize in the face of injustice.
7 ways to avoid breaking your own rules and stop settling for less.
It turns out that all the talk about Benghazi over the last two years was a giant waste of time, there just never was a cover up.
Alyssa Royse, on a bizarre love quadrangle, civil disobedience, and the bright witty stars of the Seattle Seahawks.
Ultimately, the literary fantasy is just that: a fantasy. Nathan Graziano shows us how.
After watching Nick Stevenson’s character, Pete Harper, in Orange is the New Black, David Packman raises the issue of the age-old Aussie male stereotype.
Time, history, and experience gave you confidence with your last love. When you’re ready, Jonathan Buzin has some tips for starting over.
Jordan Gray says that we’re all so fearful of coming across as dependent, that we never learn to lean on each other in a healthy way.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).